Some interesting themes from World History to British Columbia are explored:
- History of indigenous peoples in various places around the world
- Crime and History
- Before and After Canadian Confederation
- Medieval Europe
- The Renaissance
- Latin America
- Women in Canada
- History of Sexuality
- Military History
- Gender and Feminism
- Russian & Soviet History
- Pirates of the Caribbean
- Barkerville (local history/methodology)
In the Spotlight...
UNBC History at the Qualicum Conference
Many thanks to Drs. Dana Wessell Lightfoot and Nathan Smith, and undergraduate student Larissa Clotildes for representing us so ably.
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UNBC 25th Anniversary Project
Dr. Jonathan Swainger, with the aid of his research assistant, Stephanie Leong, has amassed hours of recorded interviews, thousands of pages of transcriptions and has searched through boxes of articles from the archives depicting the startup and growth of UNBC. We are excited about this project and are looking forward to the book when it is published in 2015.
Hitchhiking Project - Why do people hitchhike?
Dr. Jacqueline Holler with her co-investigator Anita Shaw in partnership with the RCMP is researching this topic to discover the risks of hitchhiking and finding ways to improve the safety of women and alternatives to hitchhiking in northern BC.
History of northern British Columbia
Drs. Ted Binnema and Jonathan Swainger are currently researching northern British Columbia from the retreat of the glaciers to the present. This will be a scholarly publication but also geared towards the general public and will have potential as a textbook for one of our history courses.